DÜRER, Albrecht
(b. 1471, Nürnberg, d. 1528, Nürnberg)

Resurrection (No. 15)

Engraving, 119 x 75 mm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Sheet No. 15 of the Engraved Passion.

Christ is seen holding the Flag of Peace in his left hand. In both the woodcut versions and in the Engraved Passion Christ is shown in a triumphant stance, Italianate in manner, and contrasted with the sleeping guards. In this instance Christ is standing on his sarcophagus, while in the Large Woodcut Passion he is shown suspended in the air above it.